The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 27 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 47 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.58% 4.55% 4.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.85% 4.72% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 15 18
Average daily rate
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£485 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.61% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £565 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £499 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £54.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.18% +54.28%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
686 508 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.08% 96.39% 97.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 297 268
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 42 34
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -7 21 £510 +7.36% 4
Banbury 0 3 £475 -
Kidlington - 2 £450 -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 29 (27.10%) Finance
2 27 (25.23%) Microsoft
3 23 (21.50%) TOGAF
4 20 (18.69%) WAN
4 20 (18.69%) Data Modelling
5 18 (16.82%) LAN
5 18 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (15.89%) Degree
7 16 (14.95%) Publishing
7 16 (14.95%) Windows
8 15 (14.02%) Active Directory
8 15 (14.02%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (14.02%) Analytics
8 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (13.08%) C#
10 13 (12.15%) SQL
10 13 (12.15%) .NET
10 13 (12.15%) SharePoint
10 13 (12.15%) Content Management
11 12 (11.21%) Zachman Framework
11 12 (11.21%) Firewall
12 11 (10.28%) Migration
12 11 (10.28%) Data Analysis
12 11 (10.28%) Java
12 11 (10.28%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (10.28%) Algorithms
12 11 (10.28%) Waterfall
13 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (9.35%) Cisco
14 9 (8.41%) VPN

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (12.15%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.28%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.61%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.61%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.61%) Node.js
4 3 (2.80%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.80%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.87%) IIS
5 2 (1.87%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.74%) Boomi
4 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.87%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.69%) WAN
2 18 (16.82%) LAN
3 12 (11.21%) Firewall
4 9 (8.41%) VPN
5 4 (3.74%) Internet
5 4 (3.74%) Wireless
6 3 (2.80%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.87%) SSL
8 1 (0.93%) WLAN
8 1 (0.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.48%) Hadoop
1 8 (7.48%) Big Data
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Power View
3 6 (5.61%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.61%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.87%) HBase
7 1 (0.93%) DataStage
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Selenium
2 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.87%) Ant
2 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (27.10%) Finance
2 16 (14.95%) Publishing
3 2 (1.87%) Games
3 2 (1.87%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.15%) .NET
2 8 (7.48%) J2EE
3 7 (6.54%) CSS
3 7 (6.54%) HTML
4 6 (5.61%) AngularJS
4 6 (5.61%) Middleware
5 2 (1.87%) Web Services
5 2 (1.87%) Spring
6 1 (0.93%) WCF
6 1 (0.93%) WPF
6 1 (0.93%) REST
6 1 (0.93%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.93%) XML
6 1 (0.93%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.93%) SOAP
6 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.28%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.61%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.74%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.80%) User Experience
6 2 (1.87%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.87%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.87%) PKI
6 2 (1.87%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.95%) Windows
2 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
2 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.50%) TOGAF
2 20 (18.69%) Data Modelling
3 18 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.02%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (14.02%) Analytics
5 13 (12.15%) Content Management
6 12 (11.21%) Zachman Framework
7 11 (10.28%) Migration
7 11 (10.28%) Data Analysis
7 11 (10.28%) Waterfall
8 8 (7.48%) SDLC
8 8 (7.48%) CRM
9 7 (6.54%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (6.54%) Information Security
9 7 (6.54%) Security Architecture
10 6 (5.61%) Portfolio Management
10 6 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.67%) Security Management
11 5 (4.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.08%) C#
2 13 (12.15%) SQL
3 11 (10.28%) Java
4 8 (7.48%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.48%) Python
5 2 (1.87%) Ruby
5 2 (1.87%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (15.89%) Degree
2 7 (6.54%) CCNA
2 7 (6.54%) CISSP
2 7 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.67%) ISSAP
3 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.87%) Docker
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Puppet
1 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.87%) Ansible
1 2 (1.87%) Mesos
2 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (25.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.35%) Cisco
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle
4 4 (3.74%) SAP
4 4 (3.74%) Dell
4 4 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.80%) Informatica
5 3 (2.80%) NetApp
5 3 (2.80%) EMC
5 3 (2.80%) Ceridian
6 2 (1.87%) hybris
6 2 (1.87%) Juniper
6 2 (1.87%) Lotus
6 2 (1.87%) Sage
6 2 (1.87%) Websense
7 1 (0.93%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.93%) VMware
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix
7 1 (0.93%) Siebel
7 1 (0.93%) HP
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